Definition of defrost
- defrost meat
- defrost a refrigerator/freezer
- defrost a windshield to clear it of ice and condensation
You can defrost the soup in the microwave.
Has the refrigerator defrosted yet?
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: to warm something that is frozen until it is no longer frozen
: to melt ice that has built up on the inside of a freezer or refrigerator
: to melt ice on a car's windows by using heat
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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